AYOKUNLE, Rev (Dr). Samson Olasupo Adeniyi

Born January 25, 1957

Oyo Town

He is a Pastor, Teacher and Sociologist. He was elected as the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Mrs. Deborah Olutoyin Abosede Ayokunle (Nee Adesipo, m. September 5, 1987)
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Working Experience

President and CEO, Nigerian Baptist Convention; Visitor to Bowen University; Chair, Evangelism Committee, Baptist World Alliance; President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) since June 14, 2016.

Previous Appointments:

– Teacher, Ekan Community Secondary School, Kwala, Plateau State, (NYSC), 1983-1984;

– Teacher, Baptist Secondary Grammar School, Ago Are, Oyo State,1985-1987;

– Teacher, Fasola Grammar School, near Oyo, 1987-1989;

– Public Administrator, Federal Civil Service Commission, 1989-1992;

– Pastor, Estate Baptist Church, Oyo State, 1992-1995;

– Moderator, Ibadan East Baptist Association, 2000-2003;

– Treasurer, Ibadan and Environs Ministers’ Fellowship, 2000-2003;

– Health Care Assistant & Support Worker at various health institutions, United Kingdom, 2003-2007;

– Co-Pastor, Pentecost Baptist Church, Kensington, Liverpool, England, 2003-2007;

– Pastor, Jubilee Life Baptist Church, Olatunde Ojo Way, Basorun, Ibadan,1995-2011.

– Fellow, Andrew Walls Centre for the Study of African Christianity,Liverpool Hope University, England;
– Member, Nominating Committee, Baptist World Alliance;
– Member, Executive Committee, Baptist World Alliance;
– Member, Worship and Spirituality Committee, Baptist World Alliance;
– Member, Membership Committee, Baptist World Alliance;
– Member, Nominating & Governance Committee, World Council of Churches, Geneva;
– Member, Central Working Committee of the World Council of Churches (The highest decision making committee of the World Council).

Oniyanrin Baptist Central Day School, Iware Road, Oyo State,1966-1971; L. A. Secondary Commercial Modern School, Durbar, Oyo, 1972; Oranyan Grammar School, Soro Hill, Oyo, 1973-1977; Olivet Baptist High School, Olivet Heights, Oyo, 1978-1980; University of Ibadan, Ibadan: 1980-1983, 1986-1988, 1998-2000; Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, 1992-1995; Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, England, 2003-2004; University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England. 2004-2007.

– Major Keys to a Successful Christian marriage and the Family Published by Day Star Press, 1997;
– Weapons for Winning your Battles Published by Baptist Press, Ibadan, 1998;
– Fighting to Win by Glad Tidings Publishers, 1999;
– ‘The Role of the Preacher in Minimizing the use of Religion for Violence’ in Ecclesiastes: The Preacher, the Church and the Contemporary Society ed. by Ademola Ishola and Deji Ayegboyin, Published by Baptist Press, Ibadan, 2006;
– ‘The Minister’s Family: A Glorious Example’ in The Minister and his Family (A Resource Book for The Life Builders’ Conference, 2009;
– Effective Christian Leadership in the 21st Century, ed. Published by Baptist Press, Ibadan, 2010;
– Building a Witnessing Family, Published by Dunamis Windows Resource, Lagos, 2012;
– Church Communication and Conflict Management for Strategic Church Leaders, 2014;
– Integrity: Key to Success in Leadership, 2015.

– ‘The Secret Life of a Vessel that Liberates’ in Kingdom Leaders: Vessels of Liberation. (A resource book for the Nigerian Baptist Convention’s General Workers’ Conference held at Bowen University, Iwo, pp.1-14, from February 1-3, 2010;
-‘The Minister and the Spiritual Mandate’ in The Minister and Spiritual Gifts. (Resource Book for the Ministers’ Conference, 2010, Baptist College of Theology, Oyo), pp. 25-31;
– ‘Leadership Pitfalls: Preventing the Killer Diseases’ in Effective Christian Leadership in the 21st Century’ ed. by Rev. Dr. Supo Ayokunle, Published by Baptist Press Ibadan, pp. 37-50, 2010.

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